Tatarstan is ready to become a platform for entry of Qatar in the Russian market

Tatarstan is ready to become a platform for entry of Qatar in the Russian market


President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov invited the business community of the state of Qatar to choose the Republic as a platform for entering the Russian market and named the most promising directions of cooperation in oil and gas production and processing, energy, machinery and agriculture, the press service of the President of the Republic.

KAZAN, 8 Dec. Irina Durnitsyna. President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov invited the business community of the state of Qatar to choose the Republic as a platform for entering the Russian market and named the most promising directions of cooperation in oil and gas production and processing, energy, machinery and agriculture, the press service of the President of the Republic.

The 7-8 December Minnikhanov is on a visit to Doha (Qatar). During the trip he holds a number of official meetings with the leadership of the country, and also participates in the round table with the leadership of the Qatar investment Department, chamber of Commerce of Qatar and of the business community of the state.

“We know what business Qatar is looking for comfortable conditions for investing in Russia. We offer your business to choose Tatarstan as a platform for entering the Russian market”, — the press service quoted the words Minnikhanov at the meeting with the Minister of economy and trade of Qatar Sheikh Ahmed bin cassimon bin Mohammed al Thani.

The President said that Qatar is already familiar with the industry of Tatarstan — the trucks supplied here company KAMAZ. The most promising areas for cooperation between Tatarstan President called the development of cooperation in the fields of oil and gas industry and refining, energy, supplies the Qatari market of products of JSC “KAMAZ”, JSC “Kazan helicopter plant”, JSC “Kazancompressormash” PJSC “Nizhnekamskneftekhim”, interaction in the sphere of it technologies, and the development of partnership in the field of agriculture.

The Minister of economy and trade of Qatar noted that, to date, between government and Tatarstan don’t have a tangible trade and expressed readiness to contribute to the development of long-term bilateral cooperation.

In the first nine months of 2015 foreign trade turnover between Tatarstan and Qatar amounted to 602 thousand dollars, including import — 579 thousand dollars. Tatarstan exports to Qatar are machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical machinery. The article shows import of organic chemical compounds and plastics.

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